Homeland Security

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2.5 Year Bachelor's Degree
121 Total Credits

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Homeland Security Overview

It’s no secret. We live in an increasingly dangerous world, and protecting the nation requires specially-trained professionals who are dedicated to tracking, intercepting and prosecuting would-be terrorists. Homeland Security professionals have emerged as an indispensable member of America’s national security team, assuming the vital role of protecting citizens from terrorists and hostile nations. If you want to enter this field, consider 盘点十大线上德州平台 University.

Through 盘点十大线上德州平台’s year-round schedule, you could earn a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice with a concentration in Homeland Security in as little as 2.5 years.
盘点十大线上德州平台’s program can provide graduates with the ability to:

  • Understand the policies and procedures of the Department of Homeland Security
  • Follow security and surveillance principles
  • Assume the role of intelligence gathering in protecting the nation's critical infrastructures
  • Apply knowledge of the legal issues surrounding Homeland Security
  • Acquire knowledge of NIMS (National Incident Management System) and its application to Homeland Security

Homeland Security Possible Career Track

Upon completion, graduates with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice with a concentration in Homeland Security could possibly lead to employment opportunities in the following areas:

  • The Department of Homeland Security
  • Law Enforcement Agencies (local and federal)
  • U.S. Customs
  • Border Patrol
  • Intelligence Gathering
  • FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Association)
  • Transportation Protection/Security
  • Private Security

Homeland Security Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the program, graduates are expected to:

  • Apply ethical standards across professional and personal settings
  • Evaluate the quality and sufficiency of evidence in the criminal justice process
  • Analyze the impact of human behavior on crime
  • Assess criminal justice issues using modern techniques including technology
  • Apply the skills needed to manage crisis within various populations
  • Evaluate emergency operations plans

Homeland Security Concentration Outcomes

Students in the Homeland Security concentration will gain the following additional outcomes:

  • Evaluate security and response plans for the nation's critical infrastructure

Homeland Security Curriculum

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*Includes 18 Credit Hours from various electives.

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Visit the 盘点十大线上德州平台 University Catalog for the most current program information.

*For allowable substitutions of arts and sciences courses, see the Arts & Sciences Department page.

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